News for Washington Partners, April 2014
Posted March 31st, 2014
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) seeks volunteers to evaluate grants for parks, trails, boating and farmland preservation
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) seeks comments on proposed rule-
Deadline for written comments: April 15. Public hearing: April 16. Among the changes being considered: ôRevise the general rules for grant application procedures and deadlines, matching shares, and retroactive costs."
Ecology Floodplains by Design FY 2015-2017. Deadline for preliminary proposals: May 23
Projects must reduce flood risks and protect or restore floodplain ecosystem functions. Addressing other floodplain management objectives within the river reach of the project is encouraged.
Tools and resources
U.S. / Canada coordinated mapping efforts results in seamless digital maps of surface waters along international boundary
Marine Shoreline Design Guidelines
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, March 2014.
Birds and biodiversity
Key messages on forage fish presented to decisionmakers
Briefing for Washington State Legislature, March 13
View PowerPoint presentation
Fact sheet on surf smelt in the Salish Sea, from the SeaDoc Society
Conferences and training
2014 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference. April 30 - May 2, Seattle
Columbia River Estuary Workshop. May 28-30, Astoria
Bringing together people with interest of the lower Columbia River and estuary, plume, and nearshore ocean to highlight new findings and perspectives from species recovery, restoration, research and monitoring and resulting implications.
For more resources, tools and grants, visit the PCJV Home Page
Washington PCJV Coordinator
Next Washington partner meeting:
Contact Lora for more information
Washington partners' Google Groups site